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Worst songs to get stuck in your head

From Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up" to Nickelback's "Photograph," there are plenty of repetitive tunes. Take a look at our list of the absolute worst songs to get stuck in your head.

Blues Traveler - "Hook"

Just when you think this song has vanished
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Just when you think this song has vanished from your mind, the vocals of John Popper will hook you onto this song and bring you back. On that, you can rely.

Robin Thicke, T.I. and Pharrell Williams - "Blurred Lines"

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"I hate these blurred lines...I know you want it," Robin Thicke sings in possibly the most lyrically nonconsensual song of all time. Thicke's song came under fire by fans after his objectifying music video was released in 2013.

Rick Astley — "Never Gonna Give You Up"

Rick Astley's
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Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up" may have hit the charts during its release in 1987, but Astley's song has developed into a meme. Internet trolls have nicknamed misleading links -- ones that goes directly to Astley's video for the song -- as a "Rick roll." Sorry, Astley -- we'd give your song up in no time.

Billy Joel - "We Didn't Start the Fire"

No one actually knows the lyrics to this
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No one actually knows the lyrics to this one. We don't know how Billy Joel remembers them, either. It's more or less just the irresistible catchiness of Joel's one-of-a-kind 1989 song chronicling major events that gets stuck in our heads.

Vanilla Ice - "Ice Ice Baby"

This 1990 track was nominated for a Grammy
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This 1990 track was nominated for a Grammy and placed fifth in VH1 and Blender's 2004 list of the "50 Most Awesomely Bad Songs Ever," and we couldn't agree more. What a terribly catchy rap.

Devo - "Whip It"

Classic rock. Red energy domes on their heads.
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Classic rock. Red energy domes on their heads. Another cringe-worthy song. We don't get it, either.

Dexys Midnight Runners - "Come on Eileen"

The iconic 1982 song from Dexys Midnight Runners,
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The iconic 1982 song from Dexys Midnight Runners, "Come on Eileen", is catchy and irresistible -- one of the biggest reasons we hate to have this one stuck in our heads.

Uncle Kracker - "Follow Me"

We all know this 2000 track from Uncle
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We all know this 2000 track from Uncle Kracker -- and we wish we didn't, making it one of the songs we love to hate.

The Bee Gees - "Stayin' Alive"

The Bee Gees ruled the music scene in
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The Bee Gees ruled the music scene in the late '70s and early '80s,making them one of the best-selling music groups of all time. But "Stayin' Alive"? It may be a classic, but it's also exasperating after one listen. Stay alive somewhere else.

Pharrell Williams - "Happy"

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"Happy" by Pharrell Williams is a hit, but once it's stuck in your head, it will make you question your own happiness.

The Human League - "Don't You Want Me"

The Human League's
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The Human League's "Don't You Want Me" is a sickly repetitive pop hit that gets stuck in the head after one listen. But, folks love it: According to an article in Rolling Stone, The Human League frequently play shows at European 1980s revival festivals, as well as in other venues in Germany in England.

Idina Menzel - "Let It Go"

There's no doubt Idina Menzel has incredible vocals,
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There's no doubt Idina Menzel has incredible vocals, but her Billboard hit "Let It Go" from Disney's "Frozen" received so much radio time and garnered so much attention from the "Frozen" fandom that you've probably memorized the movement of Elsa's magical snow flurries from the music video.

The Chainsmokers - "Closer"

Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall -- also known

Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall -- also known as The Chainsmokers -- hit it big with "Selfie" in 2015. Their second major hit, "Closer," features pop queen Halsey and a mix of energetic, electric dance beats -- which uses the same four notes.

Los del Río - "Macarena"

Los del Río's
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Los del Río's "Macarena (Bayside Boys remix)" spent 14 weeks on top of the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, one of the longest runs atop the Hot 100 chart in history. But the addictive song loses its energy when it's stuck on replay in your head.

Oasis - "Wonderwall"

One of the most covered songs of all
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One of the most covered songs of all time, "Wonderwall," according to songwriter Noel Gallagher, describes an imaginary friend who will save someone from their self. Note: Listening to "Wonderwall" will not save you. Actually, it might have quite the opposite effect.

Natasha Bedingfield - "Pocketful of Sunshine"

Natasha Bedingfield's 2008 pop track about positivity is
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Natasha Bedingfield's 2008 pop track about positivity is bound to make listeners feel negative when the song gets stuck in their heads.

Nickelback - "Photograph"

The classic rock band may have sold more
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The classic rock band may have sold more than 50 million albums worldwide, but that doesn't make the group's song "Photograph" any less painful to have stuck in your head. Mike Kroeger's vocals might make you wonder how the song reached multiple U.S. and U.K. top 10 charts.

Justin Bieber - "Baby"

There's a reason why the Canadian musician's 2010
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There's a reason why the Canadian musician's 2010 track "Baby" is the most disliked video of all time on YouTube according to YouTube charts. It's a no brainer that Bieber is talented, but the general repetition in this track will get stuck in your head in no time. Baby, baby, baby...no.

Smash Mouth - "All Star"

Smash Mouth's song
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Smash Mouth's song "All Star" came to fame when it was featured in the 2001 children's film, "Shrek."We all know we're stars -- and we shouldn't need a pop song often associated with a green ogre to remind us.

Culture Club - "Karma Chameleon"

The 1983 track from British pop group Culture
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The 1983 track from British pop group Culture Club may have spent three weeks at number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 in early 1984, but that doesn't mean the lyrics performed by frontman Boy George won't be stuck in your head for the next week.

Carly Rae Jepsen - "Call Me Maybe"

Carly Rae Jepsen's pop hit
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Carly Rae Jepsen's pop hit "Call Me Maybe" was nominated for two Grammy Awards -- Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance. But Jepsen's lyrics are almost as repetitive as they are in her new hit, "I Really Really Like You."

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